Politician Info

Holds office State Senate District 5


Personal Info:

Born January 30, 1944

Married with two children

1962 Graduate of Oak Ridge High School

B.S., Memphis State University, 1967

U.T., College of Pharmacy, 1969

Hospital Pharmacist, 1978 to present, at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, TN

Community Involvement:

Senate member of the 95th through 110th General Assemblies

Lt. Governor and Speaker of the Senate 110th General Assembly

House member of the 91st through 94th General Assemblies

Distinguished Service Award, UT College of Pharmacy 1996

Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International 1996

Bill Bates Award 1994

MADD Outstanding Legislator, Distinguished Service Award, American Council on Alcohol Problems 1994

Common Cause "Bird Dog" Award 1994

Sertoma Man of the Year 1991

Recipient of Republican Legislator of the Year 1990

Honors & Awards:

Tennessee Association of Accessing Officers distinguished legislative services award for the 107th General Assembly

CASA President’s 2012 Award,

Legislative Hero 2012 award from Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations

TBI Distinguished Award 2012

Small Business Guardian of Small Business Award 2012

Position on Marijuana Decriminalization


Voted IN FAVOR of stripping Memphis and Nashville ofDecrim. Votes “Aye” on HB0173/SB0173

As enacted, clarifies thatstate law preempts local government enactments with respect to the regulationof and appropriate sanctions for conduct involving drugs and other similarsubstances. 

Contact Randy McNally

Email: sen.randy.mcnally@capitol.tn.gov

Web: https://www.capitol.tn.gov/senate/speaker.html

Phone: 615-741-6806


425 John Lewis Way North Suite 700 Cordell Hull Building

Nashville, TN 37243

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